New Networking-related KB articles for the week of July 26 – August 1

This week, I have 4 new KB articles to share:

DirectAccess Workaround for reaching IPv4 address checking sites

Data loss occurs when the Winsock “recv” function returns 0 bytes if both the client-side and the server-side applications run on the same computer that is running Windows Server 2003

32-bit applications do not use the Domain Name System (DNS) cache on a computer that is running an x64-based version of Windows Server 2003 or of Windows XP

The Routing and Remote Access service does not start in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2 when there is no network connectivity

– Mike Platts